JavaScript Software Engineer

Leuven, Belgium


Company Description

THEOplayer is the world’s most comprehensive HTML5 based video player for streaming content on the web. With THEOplayer, video publishers can use a single video player with a single streaming protocol to reach all the different popular platforms and devices. It removes the need for plug-ins such as Flash or Silverlight, or streaming video content with multiple protocols, and dramatically simplifies distributing video content online. We are a fast-growing SaaS company, located in Leuven (Belgium), with a global customer base.

How you'll make a difference

As a JavaScript Software Engineer, it is your responsibility to lift the THEOplayer products to a higher level. This includes improving the software architecture, developing new and advanced algorithms for optimization of existing features and development of new ones. From all members of the engineering team, regular input is requested on the product roadmap and upcoming features, giving you a key role in the future of the products. All engineers at OpenTelly are both specialists and generalists, and each role is constantly evolving.

The life of a JavaScript Software Engineer at THEOplayer 

  • Be part of a highly innovative R&D team
  • Working on the customer facing software platform where customers can analyze usage statistics and manage their licenses and configurations
  • Write clean, secure and scalable code
  • Bring to the world a user friendly video player (which doesn’t need plugins)
  • Make clever use of technology to tackle performance and cross-platform challenges in HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Improve architecture and functionality of THEOplayer
  • Be proactive at maintaining and improving the THEOplayer code base and functionality
  • Contribute to improving our development processes and environments
  • Work closely with, and incorporate feedback from, product management, interaction designers, and other engineers

To be successful you need:

  • To be a passionate and genius coder
  • A demonstrated strong knowledge of JavaScript
  • To be familiar with DOM manipulation
  • Experience with prototypal inheritance
  • Healthy brains which give you technical insights
  • Algorithmic insights
  • Insights in good software architecture
  • Excellent problem solving capabilities
  • A portfolio of software you developed or helped develop
  • Passion for the technology world and hunger for knowledge
  • Highly innovative out-of-the-box thinker
  • Team player, but you also have the ability to work without constant coaching
  • Tons of energy, passion, humor and enthusiasm
  • Loving the challenges and atmosphere of a startup environment

What we offer:

  • A versatile full-time job in the animated city Leuven.
  • A competitive salary with plenty of extra benefits.
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up conquering the world.
  • A place to learn and get in touch with the cutting edge of web development
  • The company itself is doing exceptionally well. For career-motivated people, there will be upward mobility.
  • A stimulating working environment.
  • Nice and passionate colleagues.
  • Flexible hours
  • Regular and fun team activities

Does this sound interesting to you?

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